Scholarships and Financial Aid

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The 2017-2018 Bumpers College scholarship application will be open
January 1 - February 15, 2017


To apply, complete all of the following steps: 

  • ADD scholars@uark.edu to your e-mail address book, as some e-mail servers will block this address. The AcademicWorks system will send emails from this email address, please check your spam\junk folder if you are not receiving them.
  • COMPOSE an academic resume 
  • COMPOSE the required essay. 
  • CONFIRM at least one reference provider.  You will provide the name and email for your reference in the application; they will respond to an emailed reference request from scholars@uark.edu. Be sure to have your reference add this to their email address book.
    • Incoming freshmen and transfer students may use a reference who is not from the University of Arkansas.
  • COMPLETE the scholarship application found in Item #10 between January 1 and February 15, 2016.
    • NOTE: This application may be saved and edited. 
    • BE SURE to press SUBMIT when completely finished.  Applications must be fully submitted to be considered for scholarships.

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For more information about graduate scholarships and awards, please contact academic departments directly.

 

To accept a Bumpers College scholarship package:

  • We encourage all recipients to use their scholarship offer as confirmation for all appropriate notifications to local news media, educational entities and interested organizations.
  • A letter of appreciation (if required) written to the listed scholarship donor(s) must be submitted by August 1 to ensure the timely disbursal of scholarship funds.  Please follow the guidelines provided for letters of appreciation.  Funds will only be released to student accounts after all required letters of appreciation are received and approved.
  • By August 1, recipients of new scholarship awards must log in to the Bumpers College Scholarship application to record their intent to accept or decline the scholarship offer. 
    • NOTE:  Current students with renewable Bumpers College scholarships for which this is not the first year of the award do not have to record their intent to continue the scholarship.
    • Student Ambassadors do not have to log in to record their intent to accept their Ambassador scholarship
  • Recipients of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences departmental scholarships will receive a departmental participation form through their uark email.   This form must be completed and returned to the Bumpers College Scholarship Office.
  • All materials should be returned in a single package to:

Bumpers College Scholarship Office

1 University of Arkansas

AFLS E-108

Fayetteville, AR  72701

 

All Bumpers College scholarship offers are made based on the information provided in the Bumpers College Scholarship Application.  To remain eligible for offered scholarships, please note:

  • All scholarship offers are considered “pending” until your eligibility has been confirmed and may be amended or rescinded if your eligibility changes.  Verification of eligibility includes, but is not limited to, verification of a maintained cumulative grade point average and current-year FAFSA information.
  • Unless otherwise stated, scholarship funds will be applied directly to your student account, half per semester, pending confirmation of the stated criteria and provided you are enrolled in a Bumpers College degree program as a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.  Any exceptions to the number of hours required are noted in the scholarship criteria.
  • Bumpers College scholarships and associated departmental scholarships will be withdrawn if you change your major outside the Bumpers College, or if the information provided at the time of application has changed such that you are no longer eligible for a scholarship; or may be adjusted if you receive additional financial aid totaling more than the cost of attendance as defined by the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Departmental scholarships will be withdrawn if you change to a major outside the awarding department.
  • Your spring payment is contingent on your continued full-time enrollment in the same degree program.
  • If you will be graduating in December or do not need full-time hours to graduate in your final, graduating semester, please contact the Bumpers College Scholarship Office immediately.
  • By accepting this scholarship package, you agree to have your picture taken by our Communications Department, at a date to be determined, for use by the Bumpers College Scholarship Office and to participate in scholarship activities as your academic schedule permits.

 

Scholarship Name

Eligible applicants must be Animal Science majors and meet the following criteria:

Arkansas Meat Processors and Locker Association Heck Judging

Upperclassmen with 2.50 or higher cumulative grade point average

Animal Science General Scholarship

no additional criteria

Arkansas Cattleman’s Association Endowed

Preference to involvement in the Cattlemen’s Association, and to those involved in FFA or 4-H

Arkansas Farm Credit State Federation Endowed

no additional criteria

Beefmasters Endowment

no additional criteria

Brangus Endowed

Preference to students with interest in working in the beef cattle industry

C.J. Brown Endowment

Upperclassmen; Based on cumulative grade point average

Alton Campbell Memorial

Financial need; 2.50 or higher cumulative grade point average

William and Frances Dorough Scholarship in Animal Science

Preference to financial need

Robert Felsman

Primary interest in beef cattle and swine; 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average; Financial need

Dr. Richard and Ann Fulton Endowed

Upperclassmen; Preference to pre-veterinary students

Glass-Hostetter Equine Program Service

Upperclassmen enrolled in Equine Program; 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average; Preference to competency with horses-especially DEKEP horses, equine internships, farm experience.  Active participation in DEKEP program required.

Hudson Family Endowed

Preference to livestock judging team participants

Jasper Springs Stable Equine

Equine concentration

Florence E. King Scholarships in Equine Studies

U.S. citizen; Genuine interest in equine industry career; Renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study – recipients must successfully complete 30 credit hours per year and maintain 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average to remain eligible

Carl B. and Florence E. King Pre-Veterinarian Scholarship

Arkansas resident; must be single; Renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study – recipients must successfully complete 30 credit hours per year and maintain 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average to remain eligible

Mr. and Mrs. Paul K. Lewis, Sr.

3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average; incoming freshmen must have 24 or higher composite ACT score

Danny Metz

Sophomore or junior with financial need; Leadership; strong academic background

Alvin L. Neumann Animal and Poultry

Upperclassmen; Financial need

Paul R. Noland Endowed

Arkansas resident; Junior or Senior; 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average; Financial need; Preference to interest in swine production

Jack Perkins

Preference to livestock judging team participants; cumulative grade point average requirements by academic class

PLR Farms/J.O. and Marie Parker Endowed

Preference to (in no specific order) Financial need; residents of Washington County, Arkansas; 4-H and/or FFA membership; involvement in Polled Hereford/Hereford industry

The Ned Purtle Endowed

Livestock judging team participant; Preference to transfer students

The Ned Ray Purtle Endowed Animal Science

Livestock judging team participant; Demonstrated leadership skills supporting beef industry; Preference to transfer students

Odie Talmadge Stallcup Endowed

Cumulative grade point average requirements by academic class; May be renewable

Dr. Calvin Willis Endowed Scholarship in Animal Science

2.75 or higher cumulative grade point average; Livestock judging team participant; Preference to Arkansas resident; Preference to leadership skills supporting ruminant industry